Courses in Medical field other than MBBS

Students who choose biology in 10+2 often prepare to get into MBBS course.Apart from MBBS, there are many good alternate courses which applicants can pursue to have a bright career. Other career options are BDS, BHMS, BAMS, BUMS.

Bachelor of Dental Surgery(BDS)

Dental Surgery
Dental Surgery

– BDS is one of the most sought-after degree courses for medical aspirants. Duration of the course is 5 yrs including internship. Any student with minimum 50% marks in physics, chemistry and biology stream can aspire to get admitted to the course. Students learn about the surgical procedures, dental materials, dental anatomy, oral pathology etc. Post completion the qualified students are qualified to be called as Dentist and can also add abbreviation Dr. to their name.

Bachelor of Homeopathy Medicine and Surgery(BHMS)

Homeopathic studies
Homeopathic studies

– this is an undergraduate course in the homoeopathic medical field.Any student with minimum 50% marks in physics, chemistry and biology stream can aspire to get admitted to the course. Duration of the course is 5.5 years including the internship. After completing the degree person becomes qualified as a doctor.

Homeopathy is a system of alternate medicine based on the claim that a substance that causes symptoms of disease in healthy people would cure similar symptoms in sick people.

Bachelor of Ayurvedic medicine and surgery(BAMS)

Ayurveda
Ayurveda

– this is an undergraduate course with a duration of 5.5 years including a year of internship. The entire course is divided into 3 parts of 1.5 years each. Any student with minimum 50% marks in physics, chemistry and biology stream can aspire to get admitted to the course. The graduates use the title “Vaidyar”(Vr.) before their name.

Ayurveda is one of the ancient medical systems of the world. It traces its root to Vedic period.

Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery(BUMS)

Unani
Unani

– this is an undergraduate course with a duration of 5.5 years. Any student with minimum 50% marks in physics, chemistry and biology stream can aspire to get admitted to the course. Candidates having URDU as one of the subjects in 10+2 are given preferences.This is also one of the very old medicine system mostly prevalent in middle east Asia.

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